Summer Enrichment

ACAP-Ohio

The Accounting Careers Awareness Program is a week long program for underrepresented high school students interested in exploring careers in accounting and business. The program takes place June 14-17, 2021 as a virtual event from 10:00am-12:00pm. Click here for an application. More information on the program and the link to the online application can be found here.

The University of Akron Summer Experience in Engineering

This program is offered to talented female students entering 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade for the 2020-2021 school year. The program will be back in the Summer of 2022!

The Blackbird Academy - High School Recording Summer Camps

The camps will be held at the world renowned Blackbird Studio and their live facility where some of the biggest names in music have been recorded and produced like Hinter Hayes, Taylor Swift, Kelly Clarkson, Jack White and many, many more! Students will work alongside our amazing instructors, guest musicians, engineers, producers, singers and songwriters. Space is limited. To register, go to: https://www.theblackbirdacademy.com/camps-and-workshops.

Cleveland State University Summer Sports Management Program

CSU embarks on a new era of delivering quality educational and practical experiences in Sport and Entertainment Management. The program runs from June 13th - June 18th, 2021. Click here for more information and to register.

Cornell Diversity Programs in Engineering

The CURIE and CATALYST Academies are one-week summer residential programs for high school students who excel in math and science, enjoy solving problems, and want to learn more about careers in engineering.The target population for the CURIE Academy is rising junior and senior women students of all backgrounds; while the target population for the CATALYST Academy are rising junior and senior male and female students from backgrounds (African American, Native American/Alaska Native, Latino/a and Pacific Islander, and/or first generation college students) severely underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines. All program materials including the link to the online application and the recommendation form for our summer academies are available at the following websites:

CURIE Academy: https://sites.coecis.cornell.edu/curieacademy/

CATALYST Academy: https://sites.coecis.cornell.edu/catalystacademy/

If students or parents/guardians have any questions about the CURIE and CATALYST Academies, please contact Diversity Programs in Engineering at (607) 255-6403 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

University of Findlay Pharmacy Camp

Registration for the 14th Annual Pharmacy Summer Camp is now open! Taking place June 20-23, 2021 & July 25-28, 2021, this overnight camp is open to any high school students who will be a junior or senior in the Fall of 2021. For seniors, one of the benefits of attending camp is that you will be given the opportunity on the last day of camp to interview for our program.

Please note that you will need to upload a copy of your insurance/medical card, your high school trancript, and a signed copy of the participation agreement form for the university in order to complete the online registration.

Attached is a flyer with further details and the registration link can be accessed from HERE!

George Washington Pre-College Program

High school students in the Pre-College Program spend a summer in Washington, D.C., taking advantage of GW's expertise in global development, international relations, public policy and administration, politics, diplomacy, history, biomedical engineering, museum studies and the arts. Visit their website for details

Gettysburg College
  • Camp Psych - Campers will get hands-on experiences that introduce them to research in psychology during this fun, challenging, and engaging introduction to the field.
  • Campaigns and Elections Academy - This program is designed for highly-motivated students who have a strong interest in American campaigns and elections. Participants learn about the origins and evolution of democracy in America and gain hands-on experiences related to modern political campaigns. *Application will go live in early February.
  • Writing Camp - Students gain an in-depth introduction to all four genres of creative writing: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for stage and screen.
  • 3D Object Modeling and Printing Camp - Students will study 3D object modeling and printing starting with the basics of a 3D printer. After learning the fundamentals, they will practice designing objects.
  • Adruino Camp - Students will use their creativity and the easy-to-learn Arduino to create projects with its sensors, motors, speakers and displays, to create projects that interact with them and their world.
  • Civil War Institute Summer Conference - The High School Student Scholarship component of Gettysburg College's annual Civil War Institute summer conference provides high school students an opportunity to explore the history of the Civil War era on the site of the war's most decisive battle. 
Hiram College Summer Emerging Writers Workshop

This residential writing workshop introduces rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to the central components of creative writing--voice, image and scene. Click here for more information.

The John Carroll University Young Writers Summer Workshop

The John Carroll University Young Writers Workshop, a week-long summer camp at John Carroll University, is now offering both day and residential options, so students from all over the country to experience inspiring and rigorous creative writing! This year’s workshop takes place from July 19th - 23rd, 2021. For more information about the JCU YWW, please visit http://sites.jcu.edu/yww/

Lebanon Valley College Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp

Provides high school students with a window into the scientific basis of human health July 26-28, 2021. Visit: http://www.lvc.edu/health-bio-summer-camp/ 

Miami University Summer Scholars Program

Miami's Summer Scholars Program provides a rich, early college experience for academically talented rising high school juniors and seniors from across the globe. Students will join an engaged community of learners for an intense, two-week program on Miami’s campus exploring a topic of their choice with an acclaimed Miami faculty member. Participants who later choose to apply to Miami will also receive priority consideration for Miami merit scholarships and the University’s premier academic programs — the University Honors Program and the University Academic Scholars Program. The dates are: Session I: June 27 - July 9, 2021 and Session II: July 11 - 23, 2021.

Ohio State's Buckeye Student Leadership Academy

Participants are responsible for their travel to and from the program.

Participants live on campus for three days with other top high school students. They learn broadly about college life and resources through:

  • Attending personal development workshops
  • Meeting with faculty and staff
  • Working on group projects
  • Interacting with Ohio State students
  • Participating in sample classes
  • Taking part in leadership, cultural and social activities

In addition, they learn how to navigate the college admissions process, finance their education and be a student leader.

Encourage your top students to apply for the BSLA by March 1, 2021. Selection is competitive.

Ohio University Hosts Ohio Business Week

Ohio Business Week is a wek-long business camp where high school students practice tackling authentic business challenges while having a real college experience! The camp takes place July 18 - 23, 2021 at Ohio University. Applicants must be a current high school student with a minimum 2.0 GPA. The fee is $449 which covers all meals, housing, and materials for the entire program. Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Apply online at www.ohiobusinessweek.org.

University of Pittsburgh Bridges Program

Gain a competitive edge when applying to college by participating in The Bridge, a college preparation program here at the University of Pittsburgh. Open to rising high school juniors and seniors, our Academy offers leadership development experience and college preparation workshops to provide the knowledge and skills needed to successfully navigate the college application process. More information at https://www.studentaffairs.pitt.edu/ccld/lead/bridge/

Project Fashion

The Design and Product Development Program introduces high school students to a wide variety of careers in the fashion industry. It goes beyond just the craft of designing, but also into the business of making a living in fashion. To apply or learn more, please visit https://fashion.experienceamerica.com/high-school/.

The Sprout Experience
  • The Sprout Experience is extremely unique. The programs emphasize conservation, culture and personal growth and our mission it to offer “innovative, immersive programs that educate and inspire” for students grades 6-12. To get more information on participating in the program visit: www.thesproutexperience.org
Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies

Programs for students in Grades 7-12 who are interested in learning more about Stanford and the various programs the school offers.  Apply today at spcs.stanford.edu/find-yourself

Wake Forest University Online Immersion Program

Wake Forest University is excited to offer a new online program designed for high school students, ages 13 and up, which enables them to explore their interests before college. Click here to learn more!

Washington University in St. Louis

We are excited to announce a new addition to our pre-college programming: High School Summer Academy. Through this progrm, students enroll in one 3-unit course for credit taught by a distringuished WashU professor. In addition to the traditional classroom experience, students will participate in a series of research-focused sessions and off-campus field trips leading to the development of an original research project. For information on dates, fees, scholarships and application requirements visit: https://precollege.wustl.edu/.